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on the margins when it comes to jobs creation? >> look, the business cycle is more powerful than washington. washington likes to, or has the illusion they have some control over the economy in the near term. the electorate likes to share that illusion. it's just not true. this business cycle turning, as it was turning -- >> when you say "the business cycle," what are you talking about? like the weather cycle? >> no. look, we live in a free market economy. a capitalist economy. part and parcel of a capitalist economies are upswings and downswings in economic activity. it has nothing to do with stimulus package or bad policy or good policy. it's going to happen anyway. all right? there's been -- i think we've had for a couple of decades a relatively moderate business cycle, and a lot of patting ourselves on the back saying we did a good job. we may have just been lucky to a degree. >> chrystia, you look puzzled by that. >> i'm not puzzled, but i disagree. i think we are being, we are giving the government and not just the u.s. government, but global governments, far too little credit, and we
without a doubt the independent voters. everyone in washington wants to be their friends. but who are these people? what are the issues that will get these independent voters to pick a side? back with the panel to go over these answers. joanne, everyone, you said everyone is an independent voter. and everyone's up for grabs. >> absolutely. you've got an issue with the president in that, you know, you saw the state of the union address, you read his books. there's that theme running through the president's aproech, which is i overreached. i failed, i learned. and now you see it again with him talking about jobs, you see it with him talking about health care. and, you know, unfortunately voters don't want him to be learning and making mistakes on their watch. >> candy, you go across the country every day, you've been talking to independent voters, what do they want? >> well, one of the reasons we call them independent voters is they want a lot of different things. and the fact is that you've got a country where right now in registration and there are a lot of states that don't have
popular kids in the class right now, without a doubt, the independent voters. everyone in washington wants to be their friends. who are these people? what are the issues that will get these independent vote toers pake side? back with panel to go over these answers. you said everyone is an independent voter now. in uncertain times everyone is up for grabs? >> about the slewly everybody is an independent vote perp you've got an issue with the president in that you saw that the slaft the union address, if you read his books, there's a theme running through the president's approach, which is, i overreached. because of hubris, i failed. i had my comeuppens an i learned. you see it over and observer again. talking about jobs, you see him talking about health care, and unfortunately, voters don't want him to be learning and making mistakes on their watch. >> contained, you go across the country every day. been everywhere talking to independent voters. what do they want? >> one of the reasons we call them independent voters, they walt a lot of different things. the facts is, you've got a country w
service in washington, d.c., and he also talked about the legacy of the reverend dr. martin luther king jr. and of health care reform. ♪ vermont avenue baptist church on the eve of the mlk holiday. he says that health care reform is critical for this country and would represent, quote, a victory for dignity and decency for our common humanity. his words. >> what we're called to do then is rebuild america from its foundation on up. to reinvest in the essentials that we've neglected for the long, like health care, like education, like a better energy policy, like basic infrastructure, like scientific research. our generation is called upon to buckle down and get back to basics. and we must do so not only for ourselves, but also for our children. >> negotiations to merge the house and senate versions of health care are ongoing and they're intensifying. and this is why, after church, president obama made a beeline for massachusetts this afternoon, trying to save a crucial vote for his health care plan. he's campaigning for democrat martha coakley, in a special election, to fill the seat of t
. >>> thousands of people missing after tuesday's earthquake in haiti. we go live to washington to hear from a former u.s. aid worker searching for missing friends as well as former co-workers and loved ones. ♪ you're the one ♪ who's born to care this life was protected... ♪ seems you've always been right there ♪ this life was saved... ♪ soothing sadness ♪ healing pain and this life was made easier... ♪ making smiles appear again because of this life. nursing. at johnson & johnson, we salute all those who choose the life... that makes a difference. ♪ you're a nurse ♪ you make a difference morning because my back hurt so bad. >>> four days after that devastating earthquake in haiti, and there are still signs of life in the rubble. in that country our anderson cooper is there in port-au-prince. we understand, anderson, you were actually at a location where people are hearing signs of life from a young girl? >> reporter: yeah. if this turns out to be true, incredible after all of this time, there are still people alive underneath the runnel. i'm way group from the l.a. county
to emerge from this thing. jessica yellin what does this mean in washington? what does it mean for the obama administration that this is the one thing that was so, so high on their agenda in terms of solving, and it just seems they keep getting stuck on unemployment and jobs? >> they knew they had to come out of the box strong on jobs or they felt thad they did immediately after the new year and the terror scare over christmas pushed back their job's aagenda a little bit. one of the white house officials is saying we know thousand walk and chew gum at the same time and they absolutely have to. no choice but to pivot and focus on jobs. and you saw them start to do that on friday with the president's comments, when he came out talking about green jobs and the focus there. expect a big push on the jobs bill that will move through the senate in the next four weeks. they have to get that done. politically and in terms of the economy and they know that. >> and you know, we can focus on green jobs, but we know that with 7.2 mimian jobs lost since the recession began, the president and his labor sec
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